templated

Description

A special module type, for rendering module templates. See the Module Templates guide for more information.

Specify the name of a ModuleTemplate with the template field, and provide any expected inputs using the inputs field. The generated modules becomes sub-modules of this module.

Note that the following common Module configuration fields are disallowed for this module type: build, description, include, exclude, repositoryUrl, allowPublish and generateFiles

Below is the full schema reference. For an introduction to configuring Garden modules, please look at our Configuration guide.

The first section contains the complete YAML schema, and the second section describes each schema key.

templated modules also export values that are available in template strings. See the Outputs section below for details.

Complete YAML Schema

The values in the schema below are the default values.

# The schema version of this config (currently not used).
apiVersion: garden.io/v0
kind: Module
# The type of this module.
type:
# The name of this module.
name:
# Specify how to build the module. Note that plugins may define additional keys on this object.
build:
# A list of modules that must be built before this module is built.
dependencies:
- # Module name to build ahead of this module.
name:
# Specify one or more files or directories to copy from the built dependency to this module.
copy:
- # POSIX-style path or filename of the directory or file(s) to copy to the target.
source:
# POSIX-style path or filename to copy the directory or file(s), relative to the build directory.
# Defaults to to same as source path.
target: ''
# A description of the module.
description:
# Set this to `true` to disable the module. You can use this with conditional template strings to disable modules
# based on, for example, the current environment or other variables (e.g. `disabled: \${environment.name == "prod"}`).
# This can be handy when you only need certain modules for specific environments, e.g. only for development.
#
# Disabling a module means that any services, tasks and tests contained in it will not be deployed or run. It also
# means that the module is not built _unless_ it is declared as a build dependency by another enabled module (in which
# case building this module is necessary for the dependant to be built).
#
# If you disable the module, and its services, tasks or tests are referenced as _runtime_ dependencies, Garden will
# automatically ignore those dependency declarations. Note however that template strings referencing the module's
# service or task outputs (i.e. runtime outputs) will fail to resolve when the module is disabled, so you need to make
# sure to provide alternate values for those if you're using them, using conditional expressions.
disabled: false
# Specify a list of POSIX-style paths or globs that should be regarded as the source files for this module. Files that
# do *not* match these paths or globs are excluded when computing the version of the module, when responding to
# filesystem watch events, and when staging builds.
#
# Note that you can also _exclude_ files using the `exclude` field or by placing `.gardenignore` files in your source
# tree, which use the same format as `.gitignore` files. See the [Configuration Files
# guide](https://docs.garden.io/using-garden/configuration-overview#including-excluding-files-and-directories) for
# details.
#
# Also note that specifying an empty list here means _no sources_ should be included.
include:
# Specify a list of POSIX-style paths or glob patterns that should be excluded from the module. Files that match these
# paths or globs are excluded when computing the version of the module, when responding to filesystem watch events,
# and when staging builds.
#
# Note that you can also explicitly _include_ files using the `include` field. If you also specify the `include`
# field, the files/patterns specified here are filtered from the files matched by `include`. See the [Configuration
# Files guide](https://docs.garden.io/using-garden/configuration-overview#including-excluding-files-and-directories)
# for details.
#
# Unlike the `modules.exclude` field in the project config, the filters here have _no effect_ on which files and
# directories are watched for changes. Use the project `modules.exclude` field to affect those, if you have large
# directories that should not be watched for changes.
exclude:
# A remote repository URL. Currently only supports git servers. Must contain a hash suffix pointing to a specific
# branch or tag, with the format: <git remote url>#<branch|tag>
#
# Garden will import the repository source code into this module, but read the module's config from the local
# garden.yml file.
repositoryUrl:
# When false, disables pushing this module to remote registries.
allowPublish: true
# A list of files to write to the module directory when resolving this module. This is useful to automatically
# generate (and template) any supporting files needed for the module.
generateFiles:
- # POSIX-style filename to read the source file contents from, relative to the path of the module (or the
# ModuleTemplate configuration file if one is being applied).
# This file may contain template strings, much like any other field in the configuration.
sourcePath:
# POSIX-style filename to write the resolved file contents to, relative to the path of the module.
#
# Note that any existing file with the same name will be overwritten. If the path contains one or more
# directories, they will be automatically created if missing.
targetPath:
# The desired file contents as a string.
value:
# The ModuleTemplate to use to generate the sub-modules of this module.
template:
# A map of inputs to pass to the ModuleTemplate. These must match the inputs schema of the ModuleTemplate.
inputs:

Configuration Keys

apiVersion

The schema version of this config (currently not used).

Type

Allowed Values

Default

Required

string

"garden.io/v0"

"garden.io/v0"

Yes

kind

Type

Allowed Values

Default

Required

string

"Module"

"Module"

Yes

type

The type of this module.

Type

Required

string

Yes

Example:

type: "container"

name

The name of this module.

Type

Required

string

Yes

Example:

name: "my-sweet-module"

build

Specify how to build the module. Note that plugins may define additional keys on this object.

Type

Default

Required

object

{"dependencies":[]}

No

build.dependencies[]

build > dependencies

A list of modules that must be built before this module is built.

Type

Default

Required

array[object]

[]

No

Example:

build:
...
dependencies:
- name: some-other-module-name

build.dependencies[].name

build > dependencies > name

Module name to build ahead of this module.

Type

Required

string

Yes

build.dependencies[].copy[]

build > dependencies > copy

Specify one or more files or directories to copy from the built dependency to this module.

Type

Default

Required

array[object]

[]

No

build.dependencies[].copy[].source

build > dependencies > copy > source

POSIX-style path or filename of the directory or file(s) to copy to the target.

Type

Required

posixPath

Yes

build.dependencies[].copy[].target

build > dependencies > copy > target

POSIX-style path or filename to copy the directory or file(s), relative to the build directory. Defaults to to same as source path.

Type

Default

Required

posixPath

""

No

description

A description of the module.

Type

Required

string

No

disabled

Set this to true to disable the module. You can use this with conditional template strings to disable modules based on, for example, the current environment or other variables (e.g. disabled: \${environment.name == "prod"}). This can be handy when you only need certain modules for specific environments, e.g. only for development.

Disabling a module means that any services, tasks and tests contained in it will not be deployed or run. It also means that the module is not built unless it is declared as a build dependency by another enabled module (in which case building this module is necessary for the dependant to be built).

If you disable the module, and its services, tasks or tests are referenced as runtime dependencies, Garden will automatically ignore those dependency declarations. Note however that template strings referencing the module's service or task outputs (i.e. runtime outputs) will fail to resolve when the module is disabled, so you need to make sure to provide alternate values for those if you're using them, using conditional expressions.

Type

Default

Required

boolean

false

No

include[]

Specify a list of POSIX-style paths or globs that should be regarded as the source files for this module. Files that do not match these paths or globs are excluded when computing the version of the module, when responding to filesystem watch events, and when staging builds.

Note that you can also exclude files using the exclude field or by placing .gardenignore files in your source tree, which use the same format as .gitignore files. See the Configuration Files guide for details.

Also note that specifying an empty list here means no sources should be included.

Type

Required

array[posixPath]

No

Example:

include:
- Dockerfile
- my-app.js

exclude[]

Specify a list of POSIX-style paths or glob patterns that should be excluded from the module. Files that match these paths or globs are excluded when computing the version of the module, when responding to filesystem watch events, and when staging builds.

Note that you can also explicitly include files using the include field. If you also specify the include field, the files/patterns specified here are filtered from the files matched by include. See the Configuration Files guide for details.

Unlike the modules.exclude field in the project config, the filters here have no effect on which files and directories are watched for changes. Use the project modules.exclude field to affect those, if you have large directories that should not be watched for changes.

Type

Required

array[posixPath]

No

Example:

exclude:
- tmp/**/*
- '*.log'

repositoryUrl

A remote repository URL. Currently only supports git servers. Must contain a hash suffix pointing to a specific branch or tag, with the format: #

Garden will import the repository source code into this module, but read the module's config from the local garden.yml file.

Type

Required

`gitUrl

string`

No

Example:

repositoryUrl: "git+https://github.com/org/repo.git#v2.0"

allowPublish

When false, disables pushing this module to remote registries.

Type

Default

Required

boolean

true

No

generateFiles[]

A list of files to write to the module directory when resolving this module. This is useful to automatically generate (and template) any supporting files needed for the module.

Type

Required

array[object]

No

generateFiles[].sourcePath

generateFiles > sourcePath

POSIX-style filename to read the source file contents from, relative to the path of the module (or the ModuleTemplate configuration file if one is being applied). This file may contain template strings, much like any other field in the configuration.

Type

Required

posixPath

No

generateFiles[].targetPath

generateFiles > targetPath

POSIX-style filename to write the resolved file contents to, relative to the path of the module.

Note that any existing file with the same name will be overwritten. If the path contains one or more directories, they will be automatically created if missing.

Type

Required

posixPath

Yes

generateFiles[].value

generateFiles > value

The desired file contents as a string.

Type

Required

string

No

template

The ModuleTemplate to use to generate the sub-modules of this module.

Type

Required

string

Yes

inputs

A map of inputs to pass to the ModuleTemplate. These must match the inputs schema of the ModuleTemplate.

Type

Required

object

No

Outputs

Module Outputs

The following keys are available via the ${modules.<module-name>} template string key for templated modules.

${modules.<module-name>.buildPath}

The build path of the module.

Type

string

Example:

my-variable: ${modules.my-module.buildPath}

${modules.<module-name>.path}

The local path of the module.

Type

string

Example:

my-variable: ${modules.my-module.path}

${modules.<module-name>.version}

The current version of the module.

Type

string

Example:

my-variable: ${modules.my-module.version}